Man wanted after ‘terrifying’ armed robbery

Date published: 28 December 2018

Police have released a CCTV image following an armed robbery in Hyde.

Shortly before 9.20am on Sunday, November 25, 2018 a man - armed with a knife - entered a post office on Talbot Road.

The man threatened a member of staff with the knife, before stealing money from the till and a bottle of vodka.

The man fled the scene in a vehicle that was waiting outside - a black Audi A3 - in the direction of Ashton Road.

Officers have released a CCTV image in the hope of identifying a man they wish to speak to.

Detective Constable Lee Maiden, of GMP’s Tameside CID, said: “This was obviously a terrifying experience for the woman to be confronted by this man and threatened with a knife while she was at work.

“We have already followed up numerous lines of enquiries, but unfortunately we have not yet been able to identify the man responsible and we are now asking for the public’s help.

“Please take a close look at the photo, and if you recognise this man then get in touch with police as soon as you can.

"You can contact police on 0161 856 9353 or if you prefer to speak to us anonymously, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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